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No:55 Restaurant and Bar, Manchester, Greater Manchester

No:55 Restaurant and Bar

3.9
3.9
21 Reviews
£26 to £40
British
No.55 Restaurant & Bar celebrates the vast array of culture and diversity in modern Manchester to present healthy and inspiring British cuisine to our guests.

The aim of our No.55 Restaurant & Bar is simple: to bring you comforting reassurance or an adventurous experience every time you visit.

Led by our Executive Chef Tan Farrell, our expert team of chefs have carefully curated a menu which boasts an appetising selection of modern British grills, with plenty of vegan and free-from options available.

We pride ourselves on championing local suppliers who are passionate about fresh, sustainably-sourced ingredients, and are constantly evolving our menu.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today
Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Manchester

  • Cross street

    Located inside Clayton Manchester City Centre Hotel on Portland St.

  • Parking details

    None

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • Afternoon Tea with Prosecco

    £25.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Sample our ever-evolving seasonal menus and indulge in the best of Britain with our newly-launched Afternoon Tea experience. With floor-to-ceiling windows allowing views of Manchester city centre throughout the day, the chic and tranquil setting of No.55 Bar presents a charming venue for your afternoon tea. Our fresh, seasonal menus feature a selection of finger sandwiches, warm scones with jam and cream and a selection of sweet treats (as well as vegan and vegetarian alternatives), which will be served with a glass of prosecco and your choice of tea or coffee.

What 21 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

3.9
3.9 based on recent ratings
  • 3.7Food
  • 3.6Service
  • 4Ambience
  • 3.7Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. EC

    ElaineC

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Once again outstanding service especially by restaurant manager I think she was called Nichola? Couldn't do enough for you. I have a severe allergy and eating out is scary. But not here. Beautiful surrounds amazing food with top class service highly recommend 👌
  2. AJ

    AlisonJ

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We stayed through the Groupon offer and got the 2 course dinner and breakfast included. The evening meal and breakfast were both great! Would recommend staying here and will be staying again in the future.
  3. k

    keithu

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Nice place to eat and great service Will defo return
  4. SL

    SarahL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a fabulous afternoon tea The staff were lovely vwry friendly and nothing too much trouble Nikita was outstanding she is a credit to the hotel and the team she works alongside
  5. BJ

    BlakeJ

    Amsterdam

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great ambience with a view of the street below. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. We went for the meal for 2, which was very good value and cooked to perfection. Would highly recommend.
  6. L

    Louis

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 5, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience3
    It took over 40 minutes for them to bring out our afternoon tea. The sandwiches were incredibly boring with not much selection and they had clearly been left out for a while before serving as the bread was nearly stale. The scones were rock hard and tastless, however the jam and cream were well presented and nice. The sweet slection was fairly good, nice carrot cake and toffee tart with macarons dotted about to fill up the space. I'd booked for the afternoon tea for 4 with prosseco and luckily I had a voucher for the meal so I did not pay full price, however if I would of had to pay the full price, £100, I would've left feeling utterly robbed and unsatisfied. The £47 groupon voucher I had did alleviate the pain somewhat, but I will not be returning for afternoon tea there anytime soon. The hotel itself looked very pleasant and the setting was immacualte, the staff were also very nice, just a really big shame about the food selection, quality and wait time. I would not recommend going unless you have voucher like I had.
  7. AO

    AliceO

    Manchester

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience3
    Bought a deal when booking the hotel, but we must of told them a zillions times but they treated us like we weren't important, to say when I booked I said it was anniversary! The service was very poor, my husband asked for a drink which they forgot. They didn't ask if everything was OK or that we needed anything, then when we were waiting for desserts menu we then had to tell them about the offer we got again! They quickly git the menu but by this time we couldn't wait to go after we rushed pudding through. Food was bland.
  8. M

    Mark

    Glasgow

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 11, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience2
    Booked a table for 8pm. On arrival, staff were Somewhat confused about the booking; greeted by “can I help you with something?” Service very very slow. Food took ages. Menu was uninspired to say the least. Burger was served overdone in the extreme. Atmosphere and seating arrangements weren’t great. No wonder it was quiet. Described as a “fine dining experience”- fake news of the highest order! Will not be back!
  9. AH

    AndrewH

    London

    14 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on August 6, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    Nice relaxed oasis in busy city centre. Disappointing over cooked steak but salmon risotto and smoked salmon excellent
  10. MI

    MarkI

    Manchester

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 29, 2022

    overall4food4service2ambience2
    Staff friendly and helpful, but do need some basic training, didnt give enough time to make choices. Staff all disappeared making up tables for breakfast, leaving us waiting over 40 minutes for our desert to arrive after asking why taking so long. Bottled Wine very expensive
  11. B

    Belle

    Cheshire

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 22, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    Very limited menu choice as we had a groupon voucher and treated differently to other dining guests. Given a piece of paper as a menu Limited healthy choices of food on menu. Server didn’t know what was included in the deal and had to ask ! Breakfast on the other hand was amazing food/ service and the hotel 🏨
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    South Wales

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    Staff and service was amazing.
  13. NW

    NicolaW

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience2
    Myself and husband both had steak it was so over seasoned with salt i could not eat it the chips we’re also the same will not be returning.
  14. EC

    ElaineC

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely delicious meal with impeccable service. I have a serious food allergy to sesame (Anaphylaxis). I do worry when eating out but was in very safe hands. The staff went over and above with service to please us. Cannot recommend highly enough
  15. JT

    JoanneT

    Manchester

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 22, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    A beautiful and intimate place to dine and great service
  16. KM

    KennethM

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 1, 2022

    overall4food3service3ambience4
    Sooo much pepper that I had to order (and pay) for a new steak...
  17. M

    Mirish1976

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 17, 2022

    overall3food3service1ambience5
    Food was just okay curry very hot and rice was very hard .My partners meal looked and tasted a lot better . The biggest issue in this restaurant is the staff and their lack of warmth to the customer . The place was not busy but they still failed to check in with diners to clear plates , check if deserts were required or drinks needed ordering . There was one waitress who to be fair was helpful but apart from that I’m afraid the rest of the staff including the manager need to really up their customer service skills .
  18. TB

    TonyB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service from the team. Food cooked to perfection. Will definitely return.
  19. HG

    HelenG

    Manchester

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 19, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Very welcoming. Johanna and David were excellent at looking after us. Unfortunately we waited an hour for our main course which when arrived was extremely good. For the inconvenience we were given our desserts for free. The seating is very comfortable and relaxing. I would certainly visit again.
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cheshire

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 25, 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience3
    Starter good main course overcooked and not enough staff so waiting a long time also brought wrong wine which we had to pay extra for! Too short staffed to argue as no time!
  21. SB

    StefaniaB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My friend and I had a lovely dinner . Food was tasty and service was good. The stuff was friendly and professional. Will go back next time I’m in Manchester

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

No:55 Restaurant and Bar is rated 3.9 stars by 21 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for No:55 Restaurant and Bar

55 Portland St, Manchester, Greater Manchester M1 3HP

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Located inside Clayton Manchester City Centre Hotel on Portland St.

  • Neighborhood

    Manchester

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    British, Afternoon Tea, Meat

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    None

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Nathaniel Farrel

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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